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Dr. Sandra Starnes, MD

General Surgery •  Female • Age 50

Dr. Starnes

University Surgical Group

222 Piedmont Ave Cincinnati, OH 45219
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Dr. Sandra Starnes, MD is a general surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1995 and specializes in general surgery.

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Biography

Dr. Sandra Starnes, MD is a general surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1995 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Indiana University / School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2002
St Jsoeph Mercy Hospital
Residency Hospital
2000
University Of Washington
Fellowship Hospital
1996
St Joeph Mercy Hospital
Internship Hospital
1995
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School

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(513) 475-8787

Dr. Starnes accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Dr. Starnes' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Starnes performs Lung Surgery more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Starnes performs this procedure more than 98% of her peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Starnes treats Pulmonary Disease more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Starnes treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Lung Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Starnes treats Lung Cancer more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Starnes treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer

Dr. Starnes' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair

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West Chester Hospital

West Chester, OH

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)